I have had the idea of having my own business for a couple of years now. After working for 5 years for different engineering firms mainly in mining industry I am more determined to give myself the chance to try this adventure. Do you know the people who want to do something and boom the next day… Continue reading Are you ready to own a business?
It is first of January and I am on the train to Toronto to visit my family before the holiday ends. I am also establishing my goals for 2016. I was listening to a podcast on “How to set goals that works” which I thought is worth sharing. Basically it describes the differences between the dreams… Continue reading Have you set your goals and resolutions for 2016?
I am somehow starting to believe that the key word is Discipline. I guess all the successful people in any business or simply in life have discipline. Successful artists more than others. I recommend you all to read Apartamento magazine. It interviews with all the creative icons out there in different fields and I can… Continue reading How can we maintain discipline in our daily, professional and creative lives?
These days I am hearing the word “priority” a lot. I have always thought that I am an organized person with the tasks I am supposed to do in a weekly or daily basis. Actually I thought and still think that I am a good multitasking character, but it seems as though I have sever… Continue reading How can we prioritize our priorities?
When I was a teenager I used to read a lot. I was interested in Iran’s contemporary history therefore I mostly read on this subject both in Farsi and English. Besides, I read poems, novels and fiction books. When I came to Canada my life rhythm changed completely. Not only I had to study, but I had… Continue reading What a book can teach you?
I went to Aga Khan Museum in Toronto couple of days ago and I enjoyed an amazing exhibition called “Doors without keys” by Abbas Kiarostami. He is one of the best Iranian directors who won the Palm d’or in Cannes for his movie “Taste of Cherry” in 1997. He has studied painting and graphic design in… Continue reading What happens if we open the door to our ideas?
In my busy life having a Saturday for myself with no activities except reading rarely happens, but today I was lucky and I have got the chance to spend sometime with myself. I am going through this phase of redefining my values, my goals, my career, my past and my future. I am pretty sure I… Continue reading What do you do?
In the last 8 years I have experienced something new. Being an Immigrant. I didn’t have any plan for a serious move when I came to Montreal, Canada in April 2007 to continue my education in Engineering. I was 100% sure that I would go back after 2 to 3 years depending on my master’s… Continue reading Why did I call my blog Montehral?
That is a very good question! I am used to writing diaries and capturing moments for the last 20 years. When I moved from Iran to Montreal in 2007 I have collected all my little notes in a luggage and brought them all to Canada. I don’t read them often unless during a renovation or a move when I… Continue reading Why Did I start my own blog?